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Synonyms of compose

Verb


1. compose, constitute, represent, make up, comprise, be

usage: form the substance of; "Greed and ambition composed his personality"

2. compose, write, make, create

usage: write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies"

3. write, compose, pen, indite, create verbally

usage: produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"

4. compose, compile, make

usage: put together out of existing material; "compile a list"

5. compose, calm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, still

usage: calm (someone, especially oneself); make quiet; "She had to compose herself before she could reply to this terrible insult"

6. frame, compose, draw up, plan

usage: make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"

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